Why transitioning to only renewable energy will be difficult for the U.S.

Why transitioning to only renewable energy will be difficult for the U.S.

PBS NewsHour

After millions of protesters marched around the globe to demand action on climate change, we more closely examine what policies they are proposing. Miles O’Brien joins William Brangham to discuss current sources of U.S. energy and what it would take to transition to all renewables, plus the outlook for nuclear power as the infamous Three Mile Island plant closes.

Across the globe, millions join biggest climate protest ever

Across the globe, millions join biggest climate protest ever

The Guardian

Millions of people demonstrated across the world yesterday demanding urgent action to tackle global heating, as they united across timezones and cultures to take part in the biggest climate protest in history.

In an explosion of the youth movement started by the Swedish school striker Greta Thunberg just over 12 months ago, people protested from the Pacific islands, through Australia, across-south east Asia and Africa into Europe and onwards to the Americas.

Why extreme climate scenarios no longer seem so unlikely

Why extreme climate scenarios no longer seem so unlikely

PBS NewsHour

The United Nations has called climate change the “defining issue of our time.” But new analyses suggest the planet’s temperature will rise by even more than the UN had estimated -- and that warming creates ever-increasing energy consumption due to the need for more air conditioning. Paul Solman takes an updated look at the extreme risks the globe faces from potential worst-case scenarios.

U.N. Secretary General says climate change poses a "global risk" ahead of summit

U.N. Secretary General says climate change poses a "global risk" ahead of summit

CBS News

In an interview with CBS News, Guterres said, "nature is angry."

"Nature, you cannot play tricks with nature. Nature strikes back and we are seeing nature striking back and this is a very serious problem," he said.